Originally Posted by paulk
There are a number of reasons they don't want boats with high ratings doing the Figawi. Primarily, the Race Committee likes to get in to party too, and waiting around for boats that take two days instead of one cuts down on the fun for them, as well as cutting into your enjoyment of the festivities as well. Maybe you can find a J/24 instead.
Yeah, but Figawi is a chase race (precorrected), so in theory everyone should come in close to the same time.
Maybe they just don't want to get up that early.